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Luxury at Sea

Lusitania had set speed records during her transatlantic crossings.  In early May, 1915, she was en route to her home port of Liverpool, carrying about 1959 passengers.  Some of those passengers were wealthy Americans whose country was not yet embroiled in World War I.

See, also:

Lusitania - Record-setting Ship

Lusitania - At Sea, Before the Torpedo Strike 

Lusitania - U-20 Patrols the North Atlantic

Lusitania - In a Position of Peril

Lusitania - Torpedoed by U-20

Lusitania - Explosion

Lusitania - Disaster at Sea

Lusitania - Sinking and Aftermath

Lord Mersey and the Lusitania Wreck Inquiry 

Lusitania - Wreck Inquiry Findings

 


Media Credits

This video clip is from the BBC’s recreation of the ship, and the story of her 1915 sinking, entitled Lusitania:  Murder on the Atlantic.

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